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Acquittal of Former Governor Ahn Hee-jung Sparks Controversy

Acquittal of Former Governor Ahn Hee-jung Sparks Controversy

SEOUL, Aug. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Yesterday’s acquittal of former South Chungcheong Province Gov. Ahn Hee-jung, who was charged with raping a former aide, has sparked controversy, with many activists calling for a new law that would make non-consensual sexual acts a crime in regards to the “no means no” rule, a campaign slogan that [...]

Will Busan Film Festival Return to Normality after Bumpy Ride?

Will Busan Film Festival Return to Normality after Bumpy Ride?

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — For many Korean film reporters, autumn brings with it the opening of an international film festival held annually in the southern port city of Busan. The Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) provides a rare chance for them to see the latest movies from prominent Asian directors before they arrive [...]